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Towards a New Worldview:Conversations with Analytical PsychologySymposium at the C.G. Jung Institute in cooperation with Collegium Helveticumorganized by Philip Kime and Harald AtmanspacherFebruary 1314, 2016C.G. Jung InstituteHornweg 28, 8700 KsnachtTowards a New Worldview:Conversations with Analytical PsychologySymposium at the C.G. Jung Institute in cooperation with Collegium Helveticum organized by Philip Kime and Harald AtmanspacherFebruary 1314, 2016 C.G. Jung Institute, Hornweg 28, 8700 KsnachtAnalytical psychology was established in the early 20th century by Carl Gustav Jung. But, although Jung himself held positions at Basel University and ETH Zurich, analytical psychol-ogy has been widely diregarded in academic psychology and other disciplines to which it has contributed. This symposium intends to explicate a number of key topics of present research in science and philosophy which, over the years, have revealed remarkable links to analyti-cal psychology.For instance, Jung's theory of complexes and archetypes is today discussed in connection to results of affective neuroscience as well as to the theory of complex networks. Moreover, it resonates with several developments in philosophy in general and philosophy of mind in particular, such as hermeneutics and dual-aspect frameworks of thinking. Finally, a viable relationship between Jung and panentheism will be highlighted a field that has received much recent attention in theology and religious studies.Symposium ScheduleSaturday, 13th February 201613:5014:00 Welcome and Introduction Philip Kime and Harald Atmanspacher14:0014:45 Curiosity, Joy, Inspiration: Complexes and Their Compensation Verena Kast15:1515:45 Coffee Break15:4516:30 Digging Jung: Analytical Psychology and Philosophical Archaeology Paul Bishop17:0017:45 Panentheism as a Framework for Understanding Synchronicity Roderick Main18:15 CloseSymposium ScheduleSunday, 14th February 201610:0010:45 The Pauli-Jung Conjecture Harald Atmanspacher11:1512:00 The Relevance of Complex Ecological Networks to Analytical Psychology Joseph Cambray12:3013:00 Coffee Break13:0014:00 Open Discussion Round Table 14:00 CloseSpeakersPD Dr. Harald Atmanspacher (Collegium Helveticum, ETH Zurich/University of Zurich)Prof. Dr. Paul Bishop (William Jacks Chair in Modern Languages, University of Glasgow)Dr. Joseph Cambray (Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara)Prof. Dr. Verena Kast (C.G. Jung Institute, Ksnacht)Prof. Dr. Roderick Main (Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex) AbstractsHarald AtmanspacherThe PauliJung ConjectureDualaspect monism offers an attractive alternative to other philosophical positions concern-ing the mindmatter problem. It assumes a psychophysically neutral domain underlying its mental and material aspects. In the 20th century, several variants of this general idea have been advanced by a number of protagonists. One of these variants, conjectured by Wolf-gang Pauli and Carl Gustav Jung, will be described and discussed in detail. As a unique fea-ture of the PauliJung conjecture, the duality of mental and material aspects is acuminated in terms of a complementarity. This sounds innocent, but entails a number of peculiarities distinguishing their framework of thinking from other approaches.Two areas of current research based on the PauliJung conjecture will be outlined. (1) It has recently been realized that complementarity is a crucial feature for particular topics in mainstream psychology and cognitive science. This will be illustrated by selected exam-ples. (2) Empirical work on exceptional experiences, among which meaningful coincidences (synchronicities) are a special class, provides evidence that the framework of dualaspect monism a la Pauli and Jung is an excellent candidate to improve our understanding of mindmatter correlations.Paul BishopDigging Jung: Analytical Psychology and Philosophical ArchaeologyTaking as its starting-point the interest in archaeology evinced by Jung and by Freud, this paper considers analytical psychology under the rubric of the recently discussed term, phil-osophical archaeology. Noting the shared methodological procedures and assumptions be-tween these two areas, the paper goes on to examine the extent to which Jungs project can legitimately be considered as an archaeological pursuit in respect of two key aspects: its hu-manism, and its hermeneutics. In this second case, the paper concludes, we can learn much from Jungs recently published Red Book, sections of which may be read through the lens of Jungs seminal paper, "The Aims of Psychotherapy". So what should emerge from this discussion is, it is hoped, a clearer appreciation of the role of the archaic in Jungs thought, and a confirmation of Heideggers assertion that "the authenticity and greatness of historical knowledge reside an an understanding of the mysterious character of this beginning". Joseph CambrayThe Relevance of Complex Ecological Networks to Analytical PsychologyThe psychological, cultural and natural worlds each have their own array of networks as well as profound interconnections between them. In the past several decades, tremendous strides in general scientific understanding of networks have developed. In particular, complex adaptive systems (CAS) with emergent properties have been employed to better understand scalefree networks associated with various aspects of Jungian theory. Jung presciently intuited the interplay between such networks in his psychology, as in his rhizome analogy of the psyche. Starting from Jungs insights, environmental and ecological perspectives as-sociated with CAS models will be presented and compared with several of Jungs signa-ture concepts, especially the archetypes of the collective unconscious and synchronicity. Applying the network formulation to interactive fields, the Jungian model of a transpersonal psyche with psychoid archetypes can be reformulated in terms of field theory. This, in turn, allows a fuller comparison with recent views on ecological systems. A more nuanced ecologi-cal view of the psyche can emerge from this approach. In addition, inclusion of ecological data offers a reconsideration of symbolic approaches to psychic contents. Several examples comparing these approaches will be offered.Verena KastCuriosity, Joy, Inspiration: Complexes and Their Compensation Complexepisodes refer to archetypal storylines reflecting affects and emotions. We know that clinical methods work when dealing with complex episodes, we know also that complex-es are the architects of the dreams, and that dreams are working on the complexepisodes. If we take the affective part of the complexepisode seriously and if we take into account the findings of affective neuroscience (Panksepp), we get in a modified way access to the complexepisodes and to the emotional difficulties of our patients. Already Spinoza said, if a human being is inflicted by a deep, difficult emotion, the opposite emotion with the same energy hast to be evoked. It is fascinating how the theory of archetypes and complexes fits with the theories of affective neuroscience. The basic idea is: do not only stay with the stories and the affects connected with the stories, but try to evoke the compensatory affects connected with specific imaginations, thereby helping overcome the blockages connected with the complexepisodes.Roderick MainPanentheism as a Framework for Understanding SynchronicityRecent attempts to provide a theoretical framework within which to understand synchronicity have foregrounded science and philosophical reflections aligned with science. With these emphases synchronicity has been theorised in illuminating ways in relation to, for exam-ple, emergence, process thought, and dualaspect monism. The present paper starts from the observation that in his work on synchronicity Jung was attempting to address not just scientific but also religious concerns. The paper proposes that, despite his frequent antimetaphysical disclaimers, Jungs psychology and especially his work on synchronicity are informed by an implicit theological framework, that of panentheism the belief or doctrine that God includes and interpenetrates the universe while being more than it (Shorter Oxford English Dictionary). This framework allows appropriate weight to be given to the religious dimensions of Jungs thinking about synchronicity, while remaining fully consonant with the abovementioned sciencederived frameworks.VenueC.G. Jung Institute, Hornweg 28, 8700 KsnachtContactPhilip Kime: kime(at)junginstitut.chHarald Atmanspacher: atmanspacher(at)collegium.ethz.chRegistrationPlease send your registration request to C.G. Jung Institute Zrich, Hornweg 28, CH-8700 Ksnacht Tel. +41 44 914 10 40, Fax +41 44 914 10 50 event(at), www.junginstitut.chThe general public is welcome to attend, at no charge. Limited number of participants. Registration is necessary and will be processed according to the day of receipt. C . G . J U N G I N S T I T U T EHornweg 28 8700 Ksnacht www.junginstitut.chC O L L E G I U M H E L V E T I C U M L A B O R A T O R I U M F R T R A N S D I S Z I P L I N A R I T TI N G E M E I N S A M E R T R G E R S C H A F T V O N U N I V E R S I T T Z R I C H U N D E T H Z R I C HSchmelzbergstrasse 25 8092 Zrich